Month: December 2017

Brewers manager reiterates Jimmy Nelson won’t throw until spring training

“But in 2018 when you go back to a 25-man roster and you lose a guy that’s pitching into the seventh inning three times a month, through the seventh inning, that’s when it hurts,” he said.

The Colts’ 1983 QB escapades could easily slot in here, as well, seeing as they drafted John Elway No. 1 overall, only to watch him threaten to play baseball instead. A lopsided trade and Elway exodus later, the franchise changed forever.

But the Baltimore Colts’ loss in Super Bowl III — in which they became the losers in the now-mythological Joe Namath guarantee legend — remains the biggest upset in Super Bowl history. The Colts losing to Namath and the Jets allowed the AFL to believe it could compete with the NFL. The Colts won a Super Bowl two seasons later with a past-his-prime, 37-year-old Johnny Unitas under center, but the damage was done for the Colts, forever on the wrong side of one of football’s most lasting images: Broadway Joe entering the tunnel, his impossible guarantee vindicated.

Matthew Stafford remained in the Lions’ Thanksgiving Day loss to the Vikings after he hurt his ankle, but he is feeling the repercussions.

The Detroit quarterback was hobbled in the fourth quarter, when Vikings defensive tackle Tom Johnson rolled up on Stafford’s right leg.

Stafford remained down after the play and was checked out by trainers, but eventually returned to the game.

Afterward, Stafford declined to say how severe his injury Cheap Jerseys Kids was, but he was limping considerably and did admit the ankle wasn’t completely Cheap Jerseys MLB fine.

“Not 100 percent,” Stafford said, via the team’s website. “But ticker’s still ticking, so we’ll be all right.”

Johnny Manziel wins one court battle in property damage case

Fitzpatrick claims Manziel and his friends are liable for more than $200,000 for unpaid rent and damage to the property.

Damages Manziel is accused of causing or being responsible for include: extensive burn marks from cigarettes and marijuana, found on the living room floor, $8,000 replacement fee; large wine stains that cannot be removed in the upstairs master bedroom, $8,500 replacement fee; broken glass table, $2,400 replacement fee; broken bathroom door, $650; broken glasses, $30.

21.8 percent. How do the Rams, who currently lead the NFC West and have the best point differential (plus-74) in the NFL, have a less than 22 percent chance of winning the division? In Los Angeles, it’s all about who you know … er, who you’ve beaten, and the Rams didn’t beat the Seahawks. That puts L.A. in the back seat until it can beat Seattle or create more separation.

Impact: The Saints were intending to eventually replace the 34-year-old Strief with 2017 first-round draft pick Ryan Ramczyk. That plan was accelerated for the short-term in Strief’s absence. The Week 6 return of left tackle Terron Armstead (shoulder) came at a perfect time so the Saints could use Ramczyk at right tackle and keep Andrus Peat at left guard rather than moving him

Impact: Although the 2017 first-round pick had logged only one sack, Allen provided a significant boost for the Redskins defense with consistent quarterback pressures and versatility to play across the line.

Sando: Tyler Kroft, TE, Bengals. Kroft looks like a strong play against Good Site For Cheap Jerseys the Colts, whose defense took another hit with safety Malik Hooker’s injury.

Yates: Andy Dalton, QB, Bengals. This is a matchup-driven selection, as Dalton has had an up-and-down season that included a two-touchdown, two-interception effort against Find Cheap Jerseys the Steelers last week.